Secure WiFi?

The people I live with have their wifi set so they can see what devices are connected. That's fine, but I heard those kinds of wifi can show the owner what websites and messages you visit/send/receive. I'm just wondering, can they see my snapchat messages and stuff like that? I'm not exactly sure how it works.

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  • 1 month ago

    The short answer is no, they can't see exactly what you did online.

    The router "can be" configured to maintain a log of what IP addresses that a device using it is connecting too.  They could in theory see what websites (snapchat is a website hidden behind an app) you connected to, but they can't see exactly what you did.

  • David
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    All Routers keep logs of connections but not the actual content of the connections. You also need quite a bit of know-how to log into the router and look at the logs. Even then the logs consist mainly of ipaddresses and not actual website names.

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